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passive resistance

noun [U] uk   us  
the act of showing you oppose something in a peaceful way rather than using violence: The Mahatma instigated several campaigns of passive resistance against the British government in India.
Translations of “passive resistance”
in Chinese (Traditional) 消極抵抗,非暴力抵抗…
in Chinese (Simplified) 消极抵抗,非暴力抵抗…
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